Harakalpa: 2 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Harakalpa (हरकल्प).—One of the sons born to Vipracitti by Siṃhī. Paraśurāma killed him. (Vāyu Purāṇa, 68, 19).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Harakalpa (हरकल्प).—A Saimhikeya Asura.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 6. 20; Vāyu-purāṇa 68. 19.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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